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Landscaping prices Northampton

The below table is an indication of the sort of prices you can expect nationally  and for Landscaping prices Northampton. This is a pricing estimate displaying the average cost as a benchmark number, sourced from,  Home advice website.

Landscaping & Garden design prices :

Garden ServicesPrice
Garden Clearing£35-40 per hour
Soil Irrigation£8-10 per hour
Turfing £14 per square metre (Supply, Prepare and Lay Costs)
Bark Mulching £12-38 per cubic meter
New Plants £30-40 per square metre
Fence Installation£50 – 60 per metre
Paving Slabs£85 per square metre
Block Paving£70 – 80 per square metre
Softwood Decking£70 – 80 per square metre
Hardwood Decking£130-150 per square metre for treated pine decking. £190 – 220 per square metre for hardwood timber decking. £140 – 160 per square metre for composite decking
Skip Hire£150 – 300 (depending on location)
Waste Removal£160 – 200 for an all-day van driver
Architectural Design and PlanningPrices generally start from £250 per project/visit, depending on the scale
Garden DesignPrice
Per square metre£30 – £150 Per hour
Per hour£50 – £200
Percentage of the work done5-15%
Per day (for the design)£250 – £750 (depending on location)

Factors that influence Prices

The tables above shows the average Garden Design and Landscaping Cost.

First of all, new garden designs cost more than £2,000 for a smaller garden. Furthermore for a more spacious one, you could be looking at between £3,000 and £25,000. Therefore, it goes upwards due to more features and hard landscaping you add-on.

Most of all to clarify about the final price point. the following need considering

Factors that influence your budget:

If you enjoy hard stone paths, patios, trellises, and archways, your garden design will cost more. The price rises up even further with the addition of hard landscaping, fences and fountains.

  • Design fees
  • Materials
  • Plants
  • Employing contractors
  • Garden Design Northampton Landscaping and Structures
  • Quality

This includes the types of materials and plants you use, supplier, and the level of workmanship the contractor(s) have.

  • Condition of the site

Unfortunately, us Brits fall short here, as a damp garden will cost 50% more to redesign than a dry one.

  • Access

If you only have a narrow pathway leading from the road to your garden,  and access is too small, to allow  builders access.   The time the works take to complete,  if heavy machinery or handballing is needed, no access at all only through the house. This could, greatly increase or reduce the cost consirably. so take these points into consideration, when you get a quote.

  • Demolition and Site clearance

These services consequently can cost a lot. This is particularly true if access is not easy, and there is much work that the contractors will do by hand. For poor access and also lots of clearance, you could be forking out £500-£2,000.

Especially relevant compare and save on your garden

Otherwise garden design is a costly project to undertake but will offer you a fantastic return on your investment over time, just as a renovated kitchen and bathroom would. Also keeping upfront costs as low as you can to make sure this return benefits you as much as possible. The way to do this is to compare quotes which you can do quickly and easily by clicking here. These obligation-free quotes will allow you to gain peace of mind and get the best deal possible on your new garden!

The benefits of Splinter Landscapes | Garden Design Northampton

Probably you may be wondering therefore if getting someone to design a garden for you is worth it for you, so consider the following benefits before taking the proverbial plunge:

  • Increased value in your home

As a result a shoddy garden will decrease the value in your home, a well-designed garden will definitely add value that everyone will be able to appreciate. You could add 12-15%, and along with interior renovations will absolutely maximise any appraisals on your home. While this is an expensive project to undertake, think of it as a new bathroom, kitchen or conservatory.

  • Accordingly benefit from tons of expertise here at Garden Design Northampton

As a result an expert garden designer will know which plants to choose that will exaggerate the potential of your garden by making sure they survive and bloom when you want colour. They may have ideas about things you didn’t think about like lighting, seating, and sound. Garden designers can produce 3D renderings which are extremely valuable to have because you can get a clear picture of your future garden.

  • Eliminates your worries with Garden Design Northampton

Otherwise as a result designing a garden yourself, while possible, can be difficult as you discover all of the elements that go into it. When you hire a designer to do it, you can simply brief them, receive the design and then get your dream garden without doing all the legwork yourself. Thereby you could also avoid over-doing it on garden maintenance in the future by asking for a low-maintenance garden, especially relevant you won’t have to hire more garden services!

Find affordable garden designers near you

Drawing of plans - Site Survey | Site Analysis Plan and Soft Landscapes-Planting Plan:  represented in the link below typically represent what Splinter Landscapes can offer youDont forget to get a Site survey-site analysis done for your garden. See website for more details. In conclusion garden design is not cheap, but it certainly is valuable. That is why considering all your options is immensely important. Consequently as a result don’t spend more than you need to on such an expensive project find the right garden designer for you.

What is garden design?

Landscaping prices Northampton: Garden Design is similar to Landscaping. While they are sometimes confused and the terms are used interchangeably, they are slightly different. Landscapers generally work on larger scale projects than Garden Designers. They also have more expertise in terms of the groundwork and building. Garden designers may outsource this work and be more focused on the aesthetics of a small area and may be plant experts. If you are looking to re-do a smaller outdoor space, you will need a garden designer. Finally they may enlist the help of landscapers but not necessarily. Specifically, in comparison to other garden designers Splinter Landscapes will listen to what you want, need and aspire for in a garden.  In contrast whether it’s for relaxing, gardening, eating and playing,  we will be able to give you a garden that encompasses all of your needs. A designer will even write out a planting plan for you to implement yourself. Therefore, you will avoid over-planting and you can garden knowing you will have beautiful beds all year round. You will also be encouraged to spend more time outside and take in the sun and vitamin D when the summer rolls around! First of all enjoy your garden your way and get a free no obligation quote from Landscaping & Design Northampton.  Dont forget to download a free 12 month allotment harvest, sowing and planting chart for free, in addition advice about growing your kitchen veg. here!

A picture of a detailed planting plan: Landscaping prices Northampton

After a site analysis has been drafted, a planting plan can then be finished.

A Picture Soft Landscaping Planting Plan